May 2016 Student Advisor
Anna Harrison from Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA)
Assistant Director of International Admissions
Anna Harrison currently serves as the Assistant Director of International Admissions at Duquesne University, a tier-1 Catholic private university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her role focuses on the recruitment, evaluation, and scholarship awarding of international undergraduate students. In previous positions, she was an international student admissions counselor / immigration advisor at a boarding school, and also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer for almost 3 years in West Africa, developing programs to increase girls’ retention in school and working with underserved female populations such as apprentices or market businesses. Lastly, she also served as an AmeriCorps volunteer in Philadelphia, working in an inner-city school to provide college/career assistance and leading student organizers to create large scale communicate service projects. She has a degree in International Relations & French from Duquesne University. She regularly makes presentations to global audiences on how to apply to American schools and how to navigate the admissions process.
One of the United States' top Catholic universities, Duquesne welcomes students from around the world of all faiths and cultural backgrounds. We are home to over 8% international students from over 90 countries. Duquesne is committed to educating its students to live a life of purpose. We have earned numerous accolades for our programs and initiatives, which include being ranked by US News & World Report as #115 out of 1600 schools in the USA. Duquesne’s campus is a park-like oasis, located on a hilltop just above the heart of vibrant Downtown Pittsburgh - the ideal place for international students, as students can leave their residence halls and within 5 minutes arrive at an internship, a job interview, a theatre performance, or a beautiful city park. We offer majors in business, liberal arts and humanities, pharmacy, nursing, natural & environmental sciences, music, health sciences, and biomedical engineering.
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